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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police will boost road patrols over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Increased patrols begin Friday and continue through Monday night. It's part of the annual OperationMore >>
Virginia State Police will boost road patrols over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:48 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:48:24 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window. It happened at an apartment building on West 47th Street at aboutMore >>
Police say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window.More >>
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One person is dead and a juvenile is critically injured after two separate shootings in South Richmond on Thursday. A male victim was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in a home on Keswick AvenueMore >>
One person is dead and a juvenile is critically injured after two separate shootings in South Richmond on Thursday...More >>
AMHERST, Va. (AP) - Authorities are investigating an explosion at a shopping center in Amherst that injured a firefighter and damaged six businesses.
Media outlets report that a 1,000-gallon propane tank exploded at the Ambriar Shopping Center on Monday night.
Amherst Police Sgt. Greg Harler says emergency dispatchers received a report of a propane smell at the shopping center about 30 minutes before the explosion. Police evacuated two businesses.
Harler says one of two above-ground propane tanks caught fire and the second one exploded about a minute later. The tanks were in an alley between two businesses.
One firefighter thrown to the ground by the explosion suffered minor injuries.
The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.
The explosion briefly knocked out electricity to nearby Sweet Briar College.
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